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Public school students throughout Western Australia will soon have access to high-speed connectivity under an extension of the partnership between Telstra and the WA Department of Education.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has completed the rollout of dedicated NBN fibre connections to 59 public schools around the State.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is expanding its Donate Your Data program in a partnership with Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation to support the foundation’s telehealth services network.

Published in Health

GUEST OPINION by Paul Leahy Country Manager, ANZ, Qlik: It’s no secret that data has permeated every aspect of our lives; it sits at the centre of global industries and conversations, touching everything from elections to weather. As with most topics, there is debate, dispute and often doubt as to the role data can, should, and will have in our lives… How will data change our world? What will this look like when it comes to school, work and health? Could data improve learning? How can we use it? And, where are the privacy and ethics lines when we do?

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UK-based technology vendor Micro Focus has announced its identity management solution has been selected by Insync Solutions as part of the South Australian Department for Education’s EdPass project.

Published in Deals

Broadband services provider CommScope has been selected by the New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE) to help 2,500 schools meet the connectivity demands of its student populations, with the deployment of up to 38,000 Wi-Fi 6 access points and 12,000 Multi-gig switches.

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Peak data demand on the National Broadband Network's main wholesale access service has eased as Australians start returning to schools and workplaces, although peak throughput on the main NBN wholesale access service remains above the pre-COVID-19 baseline.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has helped Catholic Education Tasmania (CET) overcome slow and unreliable Internet in remote areas with the rollout of NBN business enterprise ethernet across the State.

Published in Deals

HP Australia has pledged to donate over $400,000 worth of essential technology to help NSW students and schools in regions affected by bushfires get back on their feet during the COVID 19 pandemic, through its Kids Fund initiative in partnership with UNICEF Australia and childrens’ charity Royal Far West (RFW).

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The NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node (NSWCSIN) is partnering with IBM to bolster its existing ‘Cyber-STEM’ workforce program, with 68 NSW Secondary Schools to adopt IBM’s Open P-TECH (Pathways in Technology) platform.

Published in Education

Optus is partnering with the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN) to provide disadvantaged secondary school students with a free Prepaid mobile plan to keep them connected and support their studies through its Donate Your Data program.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Germany-based remote control and collaboration software provider TeamViewer has made its online collaboration software solution Blizz available for free to schools and universities forced into remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GUEST OPINION* by Andrew Huntley regional director ANZ and Pacific Islands Barracuda: In the face of growing concerns over the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing numbers of Australian schools are closing and companies are encouraging employees to work from home.

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GUEST OPINION* by Andrew Huntley regional director ANZ and Pacific Islands Barracuda: In the face of growing concerns over the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing numbers of Australian schools are closing and companies are encouraging employees to work from home.

Australia’s Telecommunications Association Telsoc has repeated its call for the federal government to fast-track improvements to the country’s telecommunications infrastructure – including mobile and the National Broadband Network – as part of its response to the Coronavirus.

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MGM Wireless, the maker of the Spacetalk all in one children’s smartphone, watch and GPS device, has been awarded a majorcontract by the Western Australia Department of Education to supply MGM Student Absence Notification Messaging Software and Services to all WA Government schools.

Published in Deals

 Students across schools in the Wide Bay region of Queensland are having their online safety skills boosted with participation in the Optus’ Digital Thumbprint Program, a free in-school program that supports young people to be safe, responsible and positive online.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Ninety per cent of parents consider Australia’s education system to be “poor” or having “room for improvement”, with more than one in three admitting they feel ill-equipped to support their child’s learning in the next decade, according to new research.

Published in Education

A veritable tsunami of ransomware attacks hit Windows systems in the US public sector in 2019, with at least 948 government agencies, healthcare providers and educational establishments being affected at a cost estimated to be about US$7.5 billion, the security firm Emsisoft says in a report.

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